Postoperative Seroma Deep to Mesh after Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: Computed Tomography Appearance and Implications for Treatment

Paul D. Scott, Kristi L. Harold, Randall O. Craft, Catherine Celeste Roberts

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Abstract

We report the development of a seroma deep to a mesh prosthesis used for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR). Seroma formation anterior to mesh after LVHR is very common; however, the formation of a deep seroma has been rarely reported in the literature and the imaging appearance of a seroma posterior to mesh after LVHR has not been previously described. We present the imaging appearance and our clinical results of aspirating two seromas posterior to mesh after LVHR.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number128
Number of pages1
JournalRadiology Case Reports
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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